NJAHCSW - New Jersey Association of Health Care Social Workers
The New Jersey Association of Health Care Social Workers (NJAHCSW) is a 501c3, not for profit, statewide organization dedicated to the professional development of social workers who practice in the field of health care across the continuum. This is achieved through the provision of quality education, mentoring, consultation and networking opportunities.
2018 ANNUAL FALL CONFERENCE:
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Patients Across the Health Care Continuum:
Tools for Social Work Intervention
-Do you have questions about how to help an anxious/depressed/acting out patient with a psychiatric or substance abuse history in a health care facility where you work?
-Have you just admitted a patient who has a psychiatric or substance abuse history to your LTC facility?
-Does your most recent home care or dialysis patient have a diagnosed or undiagnosed psychiatric or substance abuse history?
-Do you have questions about how to help an anxious/depressed/acting out patient with a psychiatric or substance abuse history cope with hospitalization and treatment?
Then this is the conference for you.
Earn 5 CEUs and learn tools to use in helping these patients cope when admitted to a health care setting and receiving treatment.
The Mental Health Association PEWS (Promoting Emotional Wellness and Spirituality) Program and RWJ Barnabas Health Institute’s Prevention and Recovery Program will present on the challenges incurred by Health Care Social Workers across the health care continuum. Intervention strategies and tools to promote patient engagement and optimize recommended treatment options will be offered.
Date: Monday, October 22, 2018
Time: 8:00 AM -3:00 PM
Location: Pines Manor, 2085 Lincoln Highway (Rt. 27), Edison , NJ 08817
CEUs: 5 General CEU Credits for NJ Social Workers
Benefits of Joining NJAHCSW
1. The only association of NJ social workers focused specifically on health care issues
2. Continuing education programs tailored to social work in health care
3. Networking with other social workers working in health care settings
4. Receive information on programs and services that is useful to your daily work
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